Hometown: Shoreham by sea
Based in: Shoreham By Sea
Angela is a contemporary painter who graduated in 2014 with a first class (hons) degree in fine art painting and now work from her new studio gallery @Town Quay Studios, 6 Town Quay, Shoreham-by-sea, West Sussex. As well as painting in oil, Angela also works in charcoal on fabriano paper. Her work is held in collections internationally.
‘Metaphysical Objectivity in Comparison to Realism’ (One of the eight selected artists chosen for the group show) Lloyd Gill Gallery April 2013
Free-Range Exhibition Old Truman Brewery Brick Lane July 2014
Islington Contemporary Art and Design Fair Islington Nov 2014
Candida Stevens Fine Art Gallery, Chichester (as part of a touring charity auction show) Feb 2016
The Towner Gallery,Eastbourne (as part of a touring Charity exhibition) April 2016 The Edwin Budding Gallery, Hassocks. Part of Brighton open houses May 2017
Kellie Miller Arts Gallery. Market St , Brighton. Showcase exhibition July 2017.
Gallery 57, Arundel. Part of a group show. Nov- Dec 2017
Hick Gallery, Wimbledon, group show Feb 2018
The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea with the Hicks gallery, Wimbledon March 2018
The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, the Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon. May 2018
Shortlisted for Saatchi online ‘Places and Spaces’ Showdown 2012
Drawing selected to exhibit in the Derwent Art Prize 2020
Two paintings selected for the ING Discerning Eye exhibition 2020
Drawing longlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021
Shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer exhibition 2022
Angela Edwards In The Studio
More About Angela Edwards
What inspires you?
Inspiration can come from many different sources sometimes unexpected. A tv news item, a film or documentary or a piece of video I have taken while walking in the city or countryside.
What are 3 words that best describe your work?
Figurative, abstract, impressionistic.
Who are some artists that have influenced your work?
I have always liked the work of Gerhard Richter. I have also been influenced by Marlene Dumas and David Hockney.I also very much admire the drawings of Hokusai.
What is the most important tool when creating your work?
The most important tool I use is my iPad, which I use to help with composition.
What is the best piece of advice you have been given?
Be true to yourself and don't worry about what other people think.
Where do you go for inspiration?
I find inspiration in many different places.
Collections Featuring Angela Edwards
United Kingdom, 2014
Shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer exhibition
Discerning Eye exhibition
Shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing prize
Derwent art prize